Tim Griesdorn, Ph.D.

Finance Department

Tim Griesdorn


Research Foci

  • Behavioral finance
  • Wealth creation
  • Risk tolerance

Hobbies and Interests

  • Reading science fiction
  • Spending time with his wife and children

Ph.D. Personal Financial Planning | Texas Tech University

Tim has 20 years of corporate finance experience with several fortune 500 companies.

  • Principles of Financial Management
  • Risk Management and Insurance Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Financial Management (Graduate)
  • Principles of Financial Planning
  • Griesdorn, T. S., Durband, D. B. (2015). Does self-control predict wealth creation among baby boomers? Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 37(1), pg. 18-28.
  • Sages, R. A., Griesdorn, T. S., Gudmunson, C. G., and Archuleta, K. L. (2014). Assessment in Financial Therapy. In B. Klontz, S. Britt, and K. Archuleta, (Eds.), Financial Therapy (pp 69-85). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Smith, H. L. and Griesdorn, T. S. (2014). Small business and self-employed retirement account participation. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 43(1), 47-60.
  • Griesdorn, T. S., Lown, J. M., DeVaney, S., Cho, S. H., and Evans, D. A. (2014). Association between financial risk tolerance of low-to-moderate-income households and key behavioral life-cycle constructs. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 25(1), 27-40.
  • Griesdorn, T. S., and Smith, H. L. (2014). Does visually displaying probability outcomes change stock selection? Journal of Personal Finance,13(1), 38-51.